Russian opposition leader complains of interference

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Russian opposition leader complains of interference

<p>Russia’s main opposition leader has blamed the government for hindering his campaigning for next year’s presidential election.</p> <p>Alexei Navalny said the authorities are punishing him for rallying his supporters and attempting to stop him appearing on television.</p> <p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny tells <a href="https://twitter.com/NatVasilyevaAP?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"><code>NatVasilyevaAP</a> he could win the presidential election despite Putin's popularity, but not if he's barred from using major media _ or from running at all. Read the full interview: <a href="https://t.co/3Hf9eB0oUe">https://t.co/3Hf9eB0oUe</a> <a href="https://t.co/FhiZCxOQCq">pic.twitter.com/FhiZCxOQCq</a></p>— AP Europe (</code>AP_Europe) <a href="https://twitter.com/AP_Europe/status/943143186993745920?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">December 19, 2017</a></blockquote><br /> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p> <p>President Vladimir Purtin is widely expected to win a fourth term.</p>